Galo Gutiérrez

General Director of Industry and Small and Medium Business, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism

Galo  Gutiérrez

Speaker Bio

Galo Gutiérrez, General Director of Industry and Small and Medium Business of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism 


He holds a degree in Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and master degree in Business Administration and Management (Instituto de Empresa). 


Professional experience • Mr. Galo Gutiérrez is currently General Director of Industry and SMEs by Royal Decree 750/2018, June the 29th. • Civil servant at the Technical Scale of Autonomous Organizations. • From 2010 to 2018, he was Head of Area (N-28) at the General Direction for Industry and SMEs. • From 2002 to 2010 he worked in different positions in the field of business R&D: Science and Innovation (General Subdirector); Industry (Deputy of the General Subdirector); Science and Technology (Head of Service and Head of Section). • He worked in the private sector in two periods: 2000- 2001 and 1982-1985. • Prior to this, he also worked in the Ministry of Labour (1993-1999); Delegation of the Government in Madrid (1991-1993); Presidency of the Government (1989-1991); Madrid City Council (1988-1989); Ministry of Labour (1985-1988). 


Other activities. • Since 2012, Mr. Galo Gutiérrez is Secretary of the Governing Board of the Official College of Industrial Engineers of Madrid (COIIM). Between 2010 and 2012, he was also member of the Governing Board. • He is also Vice-president of the R+D+i Committee of the Institute of Engineering of Spain (IIE).